Tuesday, February 17, 2009

My Current Read: Martha

Yes, this is my current read, the book that keeps me up late at night or instead of watching TV I'm reading this on the sofa, Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook. My mom gave me this before I got married, she had a copy of her own that I occasionally perused, and decided that it would be prudent to bestow upon me my very own copy. For the record, we are both lovers of everything Martha, so I was very excited when I saw the book, however the homemaker "newbie" in me put it on the shelf and thought nothing more of it, deciding to try things "my way".
Over the weekend I grabbed my book while searching for the answer to a little household emergency and was so amazed at the plethora of information at my disposal. Why hadn't I read all this before? So now, I'm going through it page by page, in the hopes that it will help me streamline "my process" of keeping our home clean and in order (I've learned my lesson). The book gives some great tips on everything you can imagine and even has some helpful checklists to make sure you don't forget anything. For lack of a better term, it's the Homekeeping Bible.
Happy reading!
Since this book is, well, huge, I have a feeling I'm going to be reading it for a while. Every week I'm going to post a helpful tip on the side of my blog. I figured if it made me have an "Ah Ha!" moment, maybe it will help someone else out there in the blogosphere.


JennyLo said...

Ohhhhhh I want! Let us know how it goes!

Mrs. J L said...

me too!!!! :)